Gregorio Aglipay National Shrine*

NHCP Photo Collection
Location: Batac, Ilocos Norte (Region I) 
Category: Site
Type: Memorial
Status: National Shrine
Marker Date: 1949
Marker Text:
BIRTHPLACE OF GREGORIO AGLIPAY

SITE WHERE ARCHBISHOP GREGORIO AGLIPAY, SOLDIER, RELIGIOUS REFORMER AND PATRIOT, WAS BORN, 8 MAY 1860. SON OF PEDRO AGLIPAY AND VICTORIA LABAYAN. ORDAINED CATHOLIC PRIEST, 1889; FIRST MILITARY CHAPLAIN OF THE PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION, 1896; MEMBER OF THE MALOLOS CONGRESS AND VICAR GENERAL OF THE REVOLUTION, 1898; AND FOUNDER OF THE PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENT CHURCH, 1902. DIED 1 SEPTEMBER 1940.

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